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ACTS November 5, 2014 - Agenda

Friday, December 8, 2017

Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics
Wednesday, November 5 2014
Assistant Secretary’s Conference Room E37-302
US Department of Transportation
Washington, DC 20590

Call-in number: 877-336-1274, Passcode: 5759713
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8:30 – 8:45 AM          Introductions and Outline of this Meeting
Michael Walton, ACTS Chairman

8:45 – 9:15 AM          Review of Action Items from Last Meeting
Rolf Schmitt, Deputy Director, Bureau of Transportation Statistics

9:15 – 10:00 AM        Update on Integration
Ellen Partridge, Deputy Assistant Secretary
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research & Technology

10:00 – 10:15  AM     Break

10:15 – 11:00 AM      SWOT Discussion
Pat Hu, Director, Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Rolf Schmitt, Deputy Director, Bureau of Transportation Statistics

11:00 – 11:45 PM      Stakeholder Interactions
Steve Pierson, American Statistical Association
Michael Walton, ACTS Chairman
12:00 – 1:15 PM        Lunch

1:15 – 2:15 PM          Preserving and Accessing Information: BTS Role
Amanda Wilson, Bureau of Transportation Statistics

2:15 – 2:45 PM          Major Initiatives: Restoration of the Vehicle Inventory & Use Survey
Joy Sharp, Bureau of Transportation Statistics                

2:45 – 4:00 PM          Discussion of Research Priorities

  • Hybrid Data Collection Approaches
  • Valuing Transportation System

4:00 – 4:30 PM          Public Comments and Wrap-Up
Michael Walton, ACTS Chairman